European Moot Court Competition in English on the European Convention on Human Rights Strasbourg 16 February 2017
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Team from National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” wins 2017 edition of the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition

Students from the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Ukraine) were declared winners of the fifth edition of the European Moot Court Competition in English on the European Convention on Human Rights, after beating a team from the Sofia University (Bulgaria) in the final round. The team from University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) placed third.

The prize of the Best Orator of the finals was awarded to Oleh Dykyi, from the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.

The Best Respondent Written Submission prize was given to the team from the Sofia University.

The Best Applicant Written Submission prize was awarded to the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.

The final round took place at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg today and its jury, made up of prominent figures, including judges of the Court and senior Council of Europe officials, was chaired by Georgios Serghides, judge at the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of Cyprus.

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The European Law Students' Association is an independent, non-profit, non-political association run by and for law students and young lawyers. ELSA comprises a membership of 40,000 students and recent graduates. ELSA operates primarily through its local groups, which are located at close to 300 universities throughout 43 countries in Europe.

Contributing to legal education and promoting human rights awareness are among the central aims of ELSA. The Council of Europe has had a partnership agreement with ELSA since 2008.

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